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Portrait by Robin Silas Christian

Born 1982
Lives and works in London
Arts practice-based PhD candidate, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London. The excavation of Gully Cave, Somerset and practices of climate reconstruction. Supported by The Kate & Gareth Griffith Scholarship in Quaternary Science from 2019 onwards. a-n Artists Council, outgoing 2022.


Selected Exhibitions
Pleasure Garden, Deene Park. Come to Naught, Kingsgate Project Space w. Kristian Day Gallery
Jerwood Makers Open, touring Manchester Art Gallery, Visual Arts Centre and Torre Abbey (2021). HYPERTEXT virtual art book fair
Odds, TOMA Project Space, Southend. 
Art Night Open with SHELL LIKE, Walthamstow.
Verso Nuovi Canoni, ICA Milano.
Jerwood Makers Open Jerwood Space, London, touring nationally until 2021
Ffynnon GwenfaenStudio Cybi at Gwenfaen’s Well, Holy Island, Anglesey
Bound Art Book Fair, The Whitworth, Manchester
Oriel Davies Open, Newtown
Windswept Baby, Victoria & Albert Museum. Solo exhibition and book in collaboration with invited writers. Supported by ACE

Shell-Lit Siambr, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury. Solo
Summer Auction, Syson Gallery Nottingham
The John Ruskin Prize, Millennium Gallery
Residency display, Victoria & Albert Museum
The Bridestones, Award, British Ceramics Biennial
Many a Slip, Marsden Woo summer show, curated by Alison Britton
Shelfie, Manifold select from V&A collection

Pots and Possibilities, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL
Under The Influence & Unfold, Siobhan Davies Studios, with Manifold, invited by 60|40
Danske Oldtidsminder, Apple House Gallery, Guldagergaard International Ceramics Research Centre
Creekside Open 2013 Selected by Ceri Hand, A.P.T. Gallery
The Reveal (Streethouse Excavations
 Residency), Class 1 Gallery, Saltburn
Forming Words, Flow Gallery, London
Appropriate Response, Vulpes Vulpes, London
The Art of Survival and The Ritual Killing of Objects, Airspace Gallery
This Is How To Live, Manifold & National Trust, 2 Willow Road & Red House
Two permanent commissions for THH, curated by Artsadmin
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space
Fresh, BCB, Stoke-On-Trent
Stick-Up, Airspace Gallery

HotShoe Gallery, London & Galleria Uno Pia Uno, Milan
SHOW1, The Henry Moore Gallery, RCA
Oberon Illustration Awards, RCA (& 2009)
Einfall, The Freud Museum

2004 – 2009 Various UK & US

The filthy wallpaper or Sill Sigilata, Commissioned by artist Emily Speed as part of the forthcoming book TERRA COTTA
The image of wherever it is placed, Commissioned by designer Ian McIntyre for the launch of the re-engineered Brown Betty teapot
Multiple texts alongside own work

2016-17 Artist in Residence, Victoria & Albert Museum, Ceramics
Working week with Grizedale Arts at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (Aug 2016). Volunteer residency, Grizedale Arts, Coniston (Apr 2015)
2014 Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL
2013 Guldagergaard International Ceramics Research Centre
2012 Airspace Gallery & Potteries Museum, Conjunction 12, The Art of Survival.
Street House Archaeological Dig, Loftus, North Yorkshire
2009 Royal Crown Derby Factory

MA Ceramics and Glass, Excellent Pass
Royal College of Art 2010
Personal tutor Alison Britton OBE

BDes 3D Design, First class honours with distinction
Manchester Metropolitan University 2006
(& Blaker Akershus College, Norway, Spring term 2003)

ACE Grants for the Arts, Windswept Baby at the V&A
2017 The John Ruskin Prize, Second Prize
2011 The Jerwood Drawing Prize, shortlisted
2010 John Norris Wood Natural Forms Drawing Prize, Highly commended
2006 CPA Charitable Trust, St Petersburg research trip

National Art Library, V&A
National Museums Liverpool
Manchester Metropolitan University
The Grainer Collection of Contemporary British Studio Ceramics, US